*NEW August 18, 2015: The Department of History is currently seeking a qualified contract instructor for HIST 2510A – 19th Century Germany, for Winter 2016. Deadline to apply is September 30, 2015. Please see here for more information. The Department of History will be seeking qualified contract instructors for the 2016 summer session. More information…

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The diary in the attic

Shawn dusted off the old diary. ‘Smells of mould’, he thought, as he flipped through the pages. Hmmph. Somebody was pretty careless with their coffee. I think it’s coffee. Hmm. Doesn’t smell like coffee.  What the hell…. damn, this isn’t coffee. Shawn cast about him, looking for the android digital spectralscope he kept handy for…

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Listening to Watling Street

I greatly admire the work of Brian Foo, the ‘Data Driven DJ‘. His ‘Two Trains: A Sonification of Income Inequality on the NYC Subway’ uses data on incomes around the stops on the subway as fodder for an algorithmically generated sound scape that captures (to my mind; I’ve never been to NY) the dynamics of…

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test student project

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Museum of History

#JobOpportunity at #MuseumHistory: Exhibitions Project Manager (deadline to apply: September 4, 2015 at 4 p.m.) http://www.historymuseum.ca/about-us/corporation/job-opportunities/current-job-opportunities … Source: Museum of History : @CanMusHistory

This project was created as the final assignment for HIST 3907, a course on Data Mining and Visualization, taught by Professor Shawn Graham, at Carleton University. The course tasked students with learning a variety of data mining skills, culminating in the creation and presentation of a term project that visually represented historical data in a…

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The Indian residential school system is one of the most heinous parts of Canada’s history and is an ongoing injustice for Indigenous people across Canada. While a government apology and ongoing Truth and Reconciliation Commission have begun to heal the wounds that began over one hundred years ago, Canada still has a lot to answer…

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We’re very pleased to draw your attention to the 2015 Shannon Lecture Series which will be on the theme Performing History: Re-Staging the Past. We have five renowned speakers lined up for what promises to be a very exciting series: Friday Sept 18 Dr Lisa Peschel (University of York, England) “Theatre and the Holocaust: Recently Rediscovered Scripts from…

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